John Meek

Male20 October 1793–1801

Brief Life History of John

When John Meek was born on 20 October 1793, in Darlaston, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Meek, was 23 and his mother, Sarah Page, was 25. He died in 1801, at the age of 8, and was buried in Darlaston, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Henry Meek
Sarah Page
John Meek
Mary Meek
John Meek
William Meek
Henry Meek
Mary Meek
Hannah Meek
Emmanuel Meek
Hannah Meek
Sarah Meek
John Meek

Sources (4)

  • John Meek, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Meek, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • John Meek, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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World Events (1)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 8

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a self-effacing person or a gentle and compassionate one, from Middle English meke ‘humble, meek’ (Old Norse mjúkr ‘soft, pliant, gentle’).

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms so named in Møre og Romsdal, in Old Norse a compound of mith ‘in the middle’ and vík ‘bay’.

Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a baker, from Middle Dutch micke ‘bread’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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